The Writers Panel

Pendleton Ward (creator, Adventure Time); Martin Gero (creator, The LA Complex); Kent Osborne (head writer, Adventure Time; Spongebob; Flapjack). Recorded October 21, 2012.

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Live from NY! Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live; South Park) and Peter David (comic books! Including X-Factor, Supergirl, 12 years on Incredible Hulk, and lots more). Recorded at 61Local in Brooklyn on October 1, 2012.

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Live from Brooklyn! Some of the funniest people in NY. Joe Randazzo (former editor of The Onion); Caissie St. Onge (Best Week Ever; Rosie O'Donnell; Letterman); Stephen Falk (Weeds; Next Caller); Matt Debenham (author, The Book of Right and Wrong). Follow them on Twitter: @Randazzoj, @Caissie, @StephenFalk, @Debenham. You won't be sorry.

Recorded at 61Local in Brooklyn on October 1, 2012.

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Jeff Eastin (creator, White Collar and Graceland); Lauren Hissrich (The West Wing, Justice) Victor Fresco (creator, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Better Off Ted, The Trouble with Normal); Recorded October 14, 2012.

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Iain Morris (co-creator, The Inbetweeners [UK]; Flight of the Conchords); Fred Stoller (Seinfeld; Handy Manny); Charlie Grandy (The Daily Show; co-creator, Guys with Kids); Amy Ozols (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon; co-creator, Guys with Kids).
Recorded September 16, 2012.

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Mad Men season five in review! Creator/showrunner Matthew Weiner, showrunners Andre and Maria Jacquemetton, and writer Erin Levy give their take on the AMC series' fifth season, choices they made about the characters, audience expectations, collaboration, and absolutely no spoilers about season six! Mad Mens season five is released on DVD on 10/16.

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The “Why Aren't More People Talking About These Awesome Shows?” panel, featuring Awkward. creator Lauren Iungerich and Parenthood/Friday Night Lights writer David Hudgins. We also brought back our old pals Josh Friedman (creator, The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Jeff Greenstein (Will and Grace; Husbands; co-creator, Partners [1995 version]) to talk about TV they love which is overlooked or underrated.

Recorded August 26, 2012.

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Comic book writer/creator of Fatale, Criminal, Captain America, and more. Topics discussed include the “rules of comic book writing,” the state of Marvel and DC and its creators, film adaptations of comics, and Ed's TV pitches. Recorded June 22, 2012.

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Creators/writers/stars of Comedy Central's Key and Peele: Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, showrunner Ian Roberts, Rebecca Drysdale, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders, Rich Talarico, and Alex Rubens. A really fun chat with some really funny people. The new season of Key and Peele starts Sept 26th, right after South Park! Recorded August 19, 2012.

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An in-depth chat Jonathan Katz and Tom Snyder, co-creators of Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. We talk about that watershed show for Comedy Central, as well as the Snyder-produced Home Movies, “Squiggle-vision,” Katz's stand-up and the WB sitcom he created starring Bob Saget, and Katz and Snyder's latest collaboration, Explosion Bus, which can be seen at (the new season of which begins Sept 18).

Enormous thanks to Tom Wickersham, of Katz's team, who tracked me down while I was in Boston and arranged this interview before anyone could decline.

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